He was born in 1828/29 (3 (32 in 1861), 5 (32 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5).
When he enlisted, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (5).
He was enlisted and mustered into service on 25 September 1861 (1, 3, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Colonel Zinn (3, 5). He was mustered in as a private, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company D (1, 6).
He was transferred to company H on 31 October 1861 (2, 3).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Richard Kline)
2 company D, register of men transferred, entry 10 (Richard Kline)
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 9 August 2004 (Richard Kline)
4 company H, register of men discharged, #17 (Richard Kline)
5 company H, descriptive roll, #21 (Richard Kline)
6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Richard Kline)
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